Sylvan Glen Lake Park in Troy – Visitor’s Guide and Photos

Sylvan Glen Lake Park
Address: 5501 Rochester Rd, Troy, MI 48085
Phone: (248) 524-3484

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Photo Credit: Bernadette Manaay

Slyvan Glen Lake Park in Troy is certainly one of the largest of the cities nine community parks. Adjacent to Sylvan Glen Golf Course., this park is located on the west side of Rochester Road between Square Lake and Long Lake Roads. The 40-acre park offers shore fishing on the sixteen-acre lake as well as plenty of grassy areas to play.

Sylvan Glen Lake Park

It is important to realize that swimming and boating are prohibited on Sylvan Glen Lake, and  a State of Michigan fishing license required to fish.

At the present time the small unpaved lot offers free parking for up to 16 vehicles. A grill, a few picnic tables, together with plenty of green space make this the perfect place for a picnic. Bring along your Frisbee, soccer ball, bubbles, as well as a blanket and enjoy a relaxing day by the lake.

Sylvan Glen Lake Park Hours

Open daily from 7:00 am until 10 pm.


  • Entrance to Sylvan Glen Lake Park in Troy is free.

Sylvan Glen Lake Park Summary

Play Elements: none
Swings: none
Surface: grass/unpaved
Unique Features: 16 acres of Lake for fishing
Bathrooms: none
Drinking Fountain: none
Shade: none
Pavilion: none
Picnic Tables: seasonal
Grills: Yes, one available
Sports Fields: none
Walking Trails: none
Parking: free parking for 16 vehicles, unpaved
Tot Play Structure: none
Fenced in: Yes, surrounds the park
Seating: yes, 2 wooden benches

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Check out some of the other places we have visited in Troy, Michigan.  By the same token, you can find other parks and playgrounds in Metro Detroit.   Likewise, you might find your next adventure on our list of our top ten favorite playgrounds in Metro Detroit.

Troy Parks

Finally, community parks in Troy include Boulan Park on Crooks, Jaycee Park on Long Lake Road, Firefighters Park on West Square Lake Road, Donald J. Flynn Park on South Boulevard, and also Raintree Park on John R.

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